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Beside the Point Cafe

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1711 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313
330-864-2151
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Cleveland, Oh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

West Point Market is a great upscale market which is probably the best for cheese, wine and charcuterie than anything within 100 miles or more. The cafe offers a variety of food and bakery and some of the menu varies every day. The food and service are constantly very good. It also provides the opportunity to taste a bottle of... More 

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We took our office to the Cafe for lunch today. Although they don't really have reservations. they did work with us to allow me to come early and save enough tables for our party of nine. They allowed us to order ahead and the brought out the meals right on time. We also were able to coordinate with the wine... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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355 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My opinion and evaluation of this cafe have not changed over the recent years as prices are too high for what you get. I know the segment of the population that the market is trying to target with its culinary merchandise. This is a place that tries to provide food and serve the nutritional needs of many people - retirees... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This food and bar operation is an adjunct to an up-scale market. It provides a pleasant place to dine at most any time, but especially when they have musicians on weekends. The menu includes some rather inventive choices and food quality is usually first-rate (but be cautious). the staff is always most obliging, and will respond to your requests -... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have visited this small eatery inside Mustard Seed Market for as many years as it has been open to receive customers. You should put my evaluation in the context of the Mustard Seed Market itself because I do not think you can separate the one from the other. What it comes down to is simply the prices for so... More 

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Tampa
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The cafe has great sandwiches, soups, salads. In addition, they will cook or heat up anything they sell in the store. You can select a bottle of wine from their vast selection of wines and drink it in the cafe with your meal. It gives you an opportunity to try new things prior to buying a large amount. My favorite... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

While shopping in Akron, we decided to stop for a light lunch at the West Point Market. You order cafeteria stye, but they deliver some items to your table. Soups and salads are wonderful and with a great selection. Other sandwiches and hot items are good as well. You can have your sandwiches and salads made with your choice of... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

West Point Market is an upscale grocery market with lots of unique and in- store made items. Many things Can be purchased already prepared or ready to cook as well as fantastic selections od cheeses and wines. Their meats and seafood are wonderful as is the bakery. But in one area is the cafe that serves wonderful food. The soups... More 

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Carbondale, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012 via mobile

I'm always amazed at the selections in this store and the cafe continues with that trend. Everything is extremely flavorful and fresh. A step above most. The food and wine shopping experierience at the market is something not to be missed.

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chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

This grocery store is incredible, so dining at their cozy restaurant within the store is a real treat. I always stop in for a coffee and fresh cream scone in the morning, or freshly made to order sandwich around the lunch hour. The amazing home made soup bar with 12 daily selections is a real treat. Enjoy a cup with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1711 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: 330-864-2151

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